Starsailor - Silence is Easy
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Starsailor - Silence is EasyA cross between Coldplay and Radiohead, Starsailor mixes soaring, feel-good numbers with darker ditties steeped in the Brit-shoegazer tradition. The band’s second CD is a big step forward, thanks to more confident songs from singer James Walsh like the chest-thumping “Music was Saved.” Even the notoriety of having two tracks produced by Wall-of-Sound legend Phil Spector before his shooting-related arrest can’t overshadow such melodic, self-produced gems as “Telling Them” and “Some of Us.” A triumph.




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